• Last chance to enter PPMA Awards

    Last chance to enter PPMA Awards

    The PPMA Group Industry Awards, which recognise manufacturing excellence, technical innovation, entrepreneurship as well as outstanding achievement and contribution to the industry, will this year take place at a new venue, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel at the NEC on September 25th.

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  • Grants of £2,500 for British exhibitors in UAE

    Grants of £2,500 for British exhibitors in UAE

    British companies are being invited to exhibit at the largest plastics and rubber exhibition in the UAE region, Arabplast, and potentially benefit from Department for International Trade (DIT) grants of £2,500 per company.

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  • FachPack brings new features and greater numbers

    FachPack brings new features and greater numbers

    Alongside 1,500 exhibition booths, more than 40,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the forthcoming FachPack, the European trade show for packaging, processing and technology.

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  • First global platform for China’s aluminium industry

    First global platform for China’s aluminium industry

    The Aluminium China 2018 exhibition and conference in Shanghai from July 11th to 13th, will provide China’s aluminium industry with its first global platform since the announcement to expand business into other world markets.

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  • Increased output forecast in French packaging sector

    Increased output forecast in French packaging sector

    AN increase in output by volume is forecast by 63% of buyers and 62% of suppliers within the packaging sector in France, stimulating investment perspectives, according to the latest ALL4PACK Observatory findings.

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  • FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    AN ongoing shortage of CO2, believed to be caused by a longer-than-usual break in ammonia production in Europe, is threatening to have a drastic impact on the FMCG industry and its packaging suppliers during the current hot climate, with food, carbonated drinks and medical suppliers all affected by the shortage.

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  • Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, which return to London Olympia on September 12th and 13th, have unveiled a new partnership for 2018 with ADF, the world’s premier event for aerosol and dispensing.

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  • Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, has announced Horst Bittermann, Head of Marketing at Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MM Karton), as its new president, taking over from WEIG-Karton’s Roland Rex.
    The announcement was made at Pro Carton’s recent quarterly AGM, where Rex formally stood down, having held the position for the past eight years.

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  • Fachpack packs a dozen for first time ever

    Fachpack packs a dozen for first time ever

    FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology, will occupy twelve halls at its exhibition venue in Nuremberg for the first time since it began in 1979. Back then it attracted 2,000 visitors. This year more than 40,000 trade visitors are expected.

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